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Thermonatrite Mineral Data

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General Thermonatrite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Na2CO3•(H2O)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 124.00 gm
   Sodium    37.08 %  Na   49.98 % Na2O
   Hydrogen   1.63 %  H    14.53 % H2O
   Carbon     9.69 %  C    35.49 % CO2
   Oxygen    51.61 %  O
            ______        ______ 
            100.00 %      100.00 % = TOTAL OXIDE
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Na2(CO3)•(H2O)
Help on Environment: Environment: Dry lakes in arid regions.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1845
Help on Locality: Locality: Vesuvius, Campania, Italy. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named from the Greek for heat and natron, as the dehydration product from heating natron.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Thermonatrite + Pronunciation Say THERMONATRITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 6293
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